Last year, public health officials found hundreds of children in San Diego County with elevated levels of lead in their blood.
Facilities like Serena Senior Care in Rosarito, where about 75 percent of clients are American, are at the forefront of what could become a growing trend in Southern California senior care.
We revisit participants in our 2013 series on the Affordable Care Act to ask what worked and what didn’t during their first year with Obamacare.
City Heights refugees have spoken out in recent years about the need for better interpretation at doctors offices. They haven’t gotten it yet, but a new law written by a City Heights woman could push lawmakers over to their side.
Family Health Centers of San Diego wants the city to sell it a little-used parking lot so it can expand. The only thing standing in its way is a slow-moving bureaucracy and a community stalwart with no legal claim to the lot.
Two recent proposals to boost low-income moms address some common themes: both would improve the health of women and children, and help working moms stay working. They share something else, too: a torrent of hateful reactions aimed solely at women.
Navigating health care through the VA can be tricky, and the local system has scaled back its outreach efforts to explain what’s available.
As VA hospitals around the country tackle exorbitantly long wait times, San Diego’s system has tried to ease its burden by reaching out to fewer veterans, who might not know the level of care they’ve earned with their service.
All of that funding is no longer necessary to cover low-income San Diegans who previously relied on the county for health coverage. The Affordable Care Act is picking up the tab.
The program, which provides insurance subsidies to businesses with fewer than 25 employees, has been beset by delays and technical problems. “It’s absolutely making me crazy,” says one Del Mar business owner.